ZSIC Life Management and Staff joined the country wide work force in commemorating the 2019 labour day under the theme -Enhancing productivity and Alleviating poverty through the decent work agenda.
In interpreting the theme; ZSIC life Managing Director Ms Christabel Michel Banda said the theme was in line with the desires of the company to ensure decent work for all employees and in turn alleviating poverty and contributing to National development.
She thanked staff for their hard work and dedication which has led to improved company performance.
Ms Banda said the recorded company success can be attributed to staff productivity and every member of staff should be proud to have been part of the success.
She said that all employees where living the ZSIC Life repositioning agenda and should be applauded.
The ZSIC Life Managing Director made the remarks during the annual award giving ceremony which recognized staff in several categories that included, long service, the most hard-working employee, Most disciplined, Most improved and early bird award.
Ms. Banda said Management will continue to work in line with the law provisions and dialogue with the union on matters of staff welfare including issues of accommodation. This was in response to a speech read by the ZSIC Life ZUFIAW Branch Chairperson Mr Chabakola Kasukumywa who urged management to consider extending mortgage facilities to all unionized staff and further increase award categories.
The Union branch leadership has since been uploaded for the mature way they have engaged management on various issues.
The Awards ceremony was also attended by the Zambia Union of Financial institutions and Allied workers (ZUFIAW) Deputy Secretary General, Mutelo Mabenga.
Mr Mabenga reminded Staff that for the company to succeed; all members of staff should actively participate in achieving the company goals, because success was dependent on each individual input.
The Award ceremony which saw Number of employees walking away with certificates of recognition and cash appreciation packages was preceded by a match past at the freedom statue, ZSIC Life offices country wide also took part in the celebrations and awards ceremony.